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Detroit Film Critics Society Announces Best of 2011

December 17th, 2011 in Michigan Film by 0 Comments

(Detroit, Michigan – December 16, 2011)…The Detroit Film Critics Society is pleased to announce the BEST OF 2011 nominees and winners in ten categories. The society was founded in Spring 2007 and consists of a group of 22 Michigan film critics...

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7 New Images From THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN

December 15th, 2011 in Movies by 3 Comments

Sony has launched the official website for director Marc Webb’s update of their webslinger franchise The Amazing Spider-Man. The site contains a photo gallery as well as some interesting plot and character summaries. There are plenty of images...

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DFCS Announces 2011 Nominees

December 12th, 2011 in Michigan Film by 0 Comments

From a Press Release… (Detroit, Michigan – December 12, 2011)…The Detroit Film Critics Society is pleased to announce the BEST OF 2011 nominees in ten categories. The society was founded in Spring 2007 and consists of a group of 22...

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TWILIGHT Vs MUPPETS: You Make the Call

November 28th, 2011 in Movies by 0 Comments

The holiday weekend is over and the vampires won the battle of the box office. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 continues to sell massive tickets to its loyal audience in its second week of release, raking in another $42 million according to...

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THUNDER SOUL: Q & A With Mark Landsman

October 6th, 2011 in Interview by 0 Comments

Presented by Jamie Foxx, Thunder Soul follows the extraordinary alumni from Houston’s storied Kashmere High School Stage Band, who return home after 35 years to play a tribute concert for the 92-year-old Conrad “Prof” Johnson, their beloved...

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Disney Aims for More 3D Re-Releases

October 5th, 2011 in Movies by 3 Comments

With the 3D re-release of The Lion King tearing it up at the box office, Disney has decided to push four more classics back into theaters with the black-goggle upgrade. Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc., and The Little Mermaid will...

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Hey Detroit: Tweet up Some PARANORMAL ACTIVITY

October 3rd, 2011 in Movies by 3 Comments

OK film fans in the D. You wanna see Paranormal Activity 3 before anyone else? You best get to twittering then. Paramount Pictures says the three cities with the most tweet-tastic fans will get to see haunting prequel before the rest of the country....

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Detroit: Another Chance to See FOOTLOOSE for Free

September 27th, 2011 in Movies by 0 Comments

Hey Backlot D readers: Check out the announcement below about free screenings of Footloose happening all across the country this Friday. There’s one going down at the MJR Partidge Creek.  Read through for info about claiming a pass to see the...

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Bringing REAL STEEL’s Robots to Life

September 13th, 2011 in Michigan Film by 0 Comments

The third part of Backlot D’s visit to the set of Real Steel is up and running at CBR’s Spinoff Online. Click through for our article detailing the process of creating the robotic cast of ring kings for the movie. And don’t forget...

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Fresnadillo to direct HIGHLANDER

September 13th, 2011 in Movies by 0 Comments

Director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, who recently signed on to take the reins of the long-suffering relaunch of The Crow is now attached to another fan fave: Summit Entertainment’s reboot of Highlander. Here’s the official press...

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The Rise of Robot Boxing and REAL STEEL

September 10th, 2011 in Michigan Film by 0 Comments

The second part of Backlot D’s visit to the set of Real Steel is up and running at CBR’s Spinoff Online. Click through for our article detailing the near-future world of the movie. And don’t forget to check out our previous article...

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Crowe, Jackman to Topline LES MISERABLES

September 9th, 2011 in Movies by 0 Comments

The two leads in director Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Les Miserables have been cast. Russell Crowe will be playing Inspector Javert with Jackman playing the convict Jean Valjean, according to Deadline.com. The movie is an adaptation of the...

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